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Unknown [List of states and corresponding Continental Congressman]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02888 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1783 Pagination: 1 p. ; 6.7 x 12 cm.

Lists Congressmens' last names. Includes Samuel Osgood (Massachusetts), John Collins (Rhode Island), Phillips White (New Hampshire), Oliver Wolcott (Connecticut), Alexander Hamilton (New York), Silas Condict (New Jersey), Richard Peters, Jr. (Pennsylvania), Philemon Dickinson (Delaware), [Daniel] Carroll (Maryland), James Madison (Virginia), Abner Nash (North Carolina), and [John] Rutledge (South Carolina). Date of creation previously inferred and written in pencil in a different hand.

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